ABOVE: The new RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 mega-trailer is here.
WALKING JACK: Fresh Walking Jack meat from jock Andreas Petsides.
THE ADVOCATE: Randy Rainbow finally uses Madonna to make his point — that Trump is a feckless dictator-wannabe:
HUFF POST: Great, so Michael Flynn and others — including Trump himself, who was reportedly on board — wanted to share nuclear secrets with Saudi Arabia over the objects of (saner) ethics and national security figures.
PINK NEWS: Dolly Parton is still out there denying she's gay:
... They’ve said that about Oprah, but it’s not true. I’m not gay, but I have so many gay friends and I accept everybody for who they are. People love to talk. Sometimes that’s your best publicity. I don’t care what they say as long as they don’t hurt other people I love.
Surprised she still entertains the question, but perhaps her comment about PR indicates why.
GAY TIMES: Monét X Change covers Gay Times, her first cover and interview since her shared win of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4. She says:
I honestly had no idea that that was even in the cards. It’s all so nutty! It’s like, where the fuck did RuPaul get an additional $100,000 from? The whole time? THE WHOLE TIME? Thank you, VH1. ... This win for me is a victory for so many reasons. It’s the first time a Miss Congeniality has also won a crown, and it’s the first time we’ve had an All Star queen of colour. I can’t express to you how proud that makes me feel.
JOE.MY.GOD.: The Trump Administration, which has been openly antagonistic to LGBTQ people and issues, is now launching a global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality. The campaign will avoid finer points like same-sex marriage and parenting in an effort to pressure countries like Iran. (And what about Saudi Arabia?) A genuine shocker, considering that in 2017, the U.S. voted against a U.N. resolution to condemn the death penalty — THE DEATH PENALTY — for homsexuality.
While the end goal is of course awesome if achieved, if the real end goal is to nuke Iran ...
Meanwhile, there seems to be no hunger to pass federal anti-discrimination legislation here in the U.S.
Video on decriminalization (unauthorized by Trump, natch):
THR: #OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign will attend this year's Oscars.
EXTRATV: Charo's husband of more than 40 years committed suicide, and the details are ghastly. So sorry to hear that this beloved icon is going through such a tragedy.
CBS NEWS: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the bench for the first time since her December lung surgery.
YAHOO: Mike Pence's youngest daughter, Audrey, 24, got engaged — in Provincetown.
WTHR: An Indiana couple went in to do their taxes and the woman who always did one of the women's taxes said she would not prepare their taxes because they are gay and married. Why? Because Jesus.